2 Cor. 5:8 KJV (With Strong’s)

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de (Greek #1161)
but, and, etc.
KJV usage: also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: deh
Origin: a primary particle (adversative or continuative)
We are confident
tharrheo (Greek #2292)
to exercise courage
KJV usage: be bold, X boldly, have confidence, be confident. Compare 5111.
Pronounce: thar-hreh'-o
Origin: another form for 2293
, I say, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
willing
eudokeo (Greek #2106)
to think well of, i.e. approve (an act); specially, to approbate (a person or thing)
KJV usage: think good, (be well) please(-d), be the good (have, take) pleasure, be willing.
Pronounce: yoo-dok-eh'-o
Origin: from 2095 and 1380
p rather
mallon (Greek #3123)
(adverbially) more (in a greater degree)) or rather
KJV usage: + better, X far, (the) more (and more), (so) much (the more), rather.
Pronounce: mal'-lon
Origin: neuter of the comparative of the same as 3122
to be absent
ekdemeo (Greek #1553)
to emigrate, i.e. (figuratively) vacate or quit
KJV usage: be absent.
Pronounce: ek-day-meh'-o
Origin: from a compound of 1537 and 1218
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ek (Greek #1537)
or ἐξ (ex) a primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause; literal or figurative; direct or remote)
KJV usage: after, among, X are, at, betwixt(-yond), by (the means of), exceedingly, (+ abundantly above), for(- th), from (among, forth, up), + grudgingly, + heartily, X heavenly, X hereby, + very highly, in, ...ly, (because, by reason) of, off (from), on, out among (from, of), over, since, X thenceforth, through, X unto, X vehemently, with(-out). Often used in composition, with the same general import; often of completion.
Pronounce: ek
the body
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
soma (Greek #4983)
the body (as a sound whole), used in a very wide application, literally or figuratively
KJV usage: bodily, body, slave.
Pronounce: so'-mah
Origin: from 4982
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
to be present
endemeo (Greek #1736)
to be in one's own country, i.e. home (figuratively)
KJV usage: be at home (present).
Pronounce: en-day-meh'-o
Origin: from a compound of 1722 and 1218
with
pros (Greek #4314)
a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e. pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e. near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e. whither or for which it is predicated)
KJV usage: about, according to , against, among, at, because of, before, between, (where-)by, for, X at thy house, in, for intent, nigh unto, of, which pertain to, that, to (the end that), X together, to (you) -ward, unto, with(-in). In the comparative case, it denotes essentially the same applications, namely, motion towards, accession to, or nearness at.
Pronounce: pros
Origin: a strengthened form of 4253
the Lord
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
kurios (Greek #2962)
supreme in authority, i.e. (as noun) controller; by implication, Master (as a respectful title)
KJV usage: God, Lord, master, Sir.
Pronounce: koo'-ree-os
Origin: from κῦρος (supremacy)
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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and willing.
2 Cor. 5:6• 6Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord: (2 Cor. 5:6)
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2 Cor. 12:2‑3• 2I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) such an one caught up to the third heaven.
3And I knew such a man, (whether in the body, or out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;)
(2 Cor. 12:2‑3)
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Luke 2:29• 29Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word: (Luke 2:29)
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Acts 21:13• 13Then Paul answered, What mean ye to weep and to break mine heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus. (Acts 21:13)
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Phil. 1:20‑24• 20According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death.
21For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
22But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labor: yet what I shall choose I wot not.
23For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better:
24Nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you.
(Phil. 1:20‑24)
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2 Tim. 4:7‑8• 7I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:
8Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
(2 Tim. 4:7‑8)
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2 Peter 1:14‑15• 14Knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ hath showed me.
15Moreover I will endeavor that ye may be able after my decease to have these things always in remembrance.
(2 Peter 1:14‑15)
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2 Peter 3:11‑12• 11Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness,
12Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat?
(2 Peter 3:11‑12)
present.
2 Cor. 5:9• 9Wherefore we labor, that, whether present or absent, we may be accepted of him. (2 Cor. 5:9)
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Psa. 16:11• 11Thou wilt show me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore. (Psa. 16:11)
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Psa. 17:15• 15As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness. (Psa. 17:15)
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Psa. 73:23‑26• 23Nevertheless I am continually with thee: thou hast holden me by my right hand.
24Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.
25Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee.
26My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.
(Psa. 73:23‑26)
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Matt. 25:21,23• 21His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.
23His lord said unto him, Well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.
(Matt. 25:21,23)
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John 14:3• 3And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also. (John 14:3)
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John 17:24• 24Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world. (John 17:24)
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1 Thess. 4:17‑18• 17Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.
18Wherefore comfort one another with these words.
(1 Thess. 4:17‑18)
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1 John 3:2• 2Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is. (1 John 3:2)
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Rev. 7:14‑17• 14And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
15Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them.
16They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat.
17For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.
(Rev. 7:14‑17)
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Rev. 22:3• 3And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him: (Rev. 22:3)
 The Lord Jesus receives our spirits; as it is to be with Him. No wonder we are pleased rather to go from our home in the body, and to come to our home with the Lord. (Notes on 2 Corinthians 5:6-9 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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we are confident, I say, and pleased rather to be absent from the body and present with the Lord.

W. Kelly Translation

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we are confident and well pleased rather to be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord.